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JUL 27, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Bellerophon's heart device fails study

(Reuters) - Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc said its implantable heart device failed to prevent heart failure in patients in a large study, casting doubts over an approval for the device in Europe. The device, Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix (BCM), was licensed to Bellerophon by BioLineRx Ltd in 2009. BioLineRx's U.S.-listed shares fell 18 percent to $1.76 in premarket trading on Monday after ...

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JUL 26, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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John Sherman Estey, 89, former law firm chairman

A life celebration is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7, for John Sherman Estey, 89, former chairman of the Philadelphia law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, who died of heart failure Tuesday, July 7, at his summer home in Eagles Mere, Pa.

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JUL 22, 2015 - Washington Times

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St. Jude Medical adds more heart devices in $3.4B buy

NEW YORK (AP) - St. Jude Medical will spend $3.4 billion in cash to acquire Thoratec, further bulking up its array of devices that are used to treat heart conditions. Heart failure devices have become pivotal for the St. Paul, Minnesota company since the Food and Drug Administration approved its ...

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JUL 22, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Heart device maker St. Jude to buy Thoratec for $3.4 billion

(Reuters) - St. Jude Medical Inc agreed to buy smaller rival Thoratec Corp for about $3.4 billion to expand its portfolio of heart failure devices. St. Jude said on Wednesday it would offer $63.50 per Thoratec share, which represents a premium of about 10 percent to the stock's Tuesday close. Thoratec's shares closed up 18 percent on Tuesday after Bloomberg ...

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JUL 22, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Richard Bohlen, 74, Burlco town mayor

Richard K. Bohlen, 74, a salesman who was mayor of Lumberton Township in the 1980s, died of heart failure Saturday, July 18, at his home there.

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